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Publicly released: Mon 20 Jun 2022 at 0001 AEST | 0201 NZST
Medical Journal of Australia
When disasters like floods and fires hit, the health ramifications go well beyond initial injuries as people struggle to access services for existing health concerns while managing the stress and disruption of the disaster. In a perspective piece, a Read more about How do we better prepare our health system for times of disaster?Australia; NSW; QLD; ACTThe Australian National University|The University of Sydney...
Publicly released: Sat 18 Jun 2022 at 0901 AEST | 1101 NZST
Journal of Conflict Archaeology
The surprising lack of human remains found from the Battle of Waterloo is probably because the soldiers' bones were taken and sold as fertiliser in the early 1800s, according to international researchers. The team has compiled letters and memoirs Read more about Were the bones of fallen soldiers at Waterloo stolen and sold as fertiliser?InternationalUniversity of Glasgow, UK
Publicly released: Sat 18 Jun 2022 at 0100 AEST | 0300 NZST
Touted as a more climate-friendly alternative to natural gas, biomethane and biogas created from organic waste still may emit significantly more methane than previously thought, according to international research. The team collated existing data to Read more about Biogas, biomethane still comes with a hidden climate costInternationalImperial College London, UK
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1631 AEST | 1831 NZST
Frontiers in Neuroscience
In the first study of its kind, researchers found that recordings from the retina could identify distinct signals for both Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) providing a potential biomarker for each Read more about When it comes to ADHD and ASD, the eyes could reveal allAustralia; International; SAUniversity of South Australia|Flinders University|McGill University, University College London and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1457 AEST | 1657 NZST
International Journal of Inclusive Education
As Australia continues to take on refugees from Ukraine, education experts are calling for essential supports as new research from the University of South Australia shows that rural and regional schools can be under-resourced and ill-prepared to Read more about Rural communities under-resourced to take on refugeesAustralia; SAUniversity of South Australia
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1240 AEST | 1440 NZST
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
A new study led by The University of South Australia indicates tens of thousands of wind turbine blades will end up in landfill by the end of the decade unless end-of-life programs are established soon. A new study led by The University of South Read more about End-of-life plan needed for tens of thousands of wind turbine bladesAustralia; NSW; SA; WAUniversity of South Australia|University of Technology Sydney (UTS)...
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1205 AEST | 1405 NZST
A new study has found that invading subtropical corals will survive and thrive in coastal Sydney, which could spell trouble for existing Sydney coral species. Worsening environmental pressures, such as higher sea temperatures, are causing the Read more about Are new corals in Sydney dangerous invaders or harmless refugees?Australia; NSW; QLDUniversity of Technology Sydney (UTS)|The University of Queensland...
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1130 AEST | 1330 NZST
An app designed to treat insomnia without the use of medication, only available in Australia via a Flinders University clinical trial, has received an official recommendation from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Read more about Managing insomnia with an appAustralia; SAFlinders University
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1053 AEST | 1253 NZST
In a world-first study, British researchers looked at self-reported data from a symptom tracking app to reveal the risk of Omicron-sparked long COVID. The team found the odds of long COVID were lower - by a quarter to a half - with Omicron versus Read more about Omicron may be less likely to cause long Covid than DeltaInternationalKings College London, ZOE, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (UK)
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 1039 AEST | 1239 NZST
Even before the pandemic struck more than 1 billion people were living with a mental disorder, according to a new report by the World Health Organisation, which says there is an urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care. The Read more about WHO urges mental health actionAustralia; InternationalWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0949 AEST | 1149 NZST
A Monash University collaboration has found that eosinophils, a type of white blood cell commonly associated with asthma and allergy, play an important role in maintaining a healthy gut. A Monash University collaboration has found that eosinophils, Read more about ‘Bad guy’ blood cells vital to gut health foundAustralia; VICMonash University
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0640 AEST | 0840 NZST
Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights
Japanese and NZ researchers estimate that the CO2 emissions from Olympic staff flying to Tokyo were slashed by about 130,000 tonnes, since fewer personnel travelled there due to the pandemic. These emissions - from air travel of Olympic staff - Read more about Tokyo Olympics cut carbon emissions from flying by 130,000 tonnesInternationalUniversity of Otago|Chukyo University, Wakayama University (Japan)
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0400 AEST | 0600 NZST
Genetic variants associated with disease in cats can be found in more pedigree pets than previously thought, according to international researchers who studied the DNA of over 11,000 domestic cats. They identified 13 new variants associated with Read more about Genes linked to disease are more common in pedigree cats than we thoughtInternationalWisdom Panel Research Team, USA
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0100 AEST | 0300 NZST
Nature Human Behaviour
Having good rhythm and being able to move in time to the beat is at least in part explained by our genes, according to Australian and international researchers who have identified 69 different genetic variants linked with the ability to keep in time Read more about If you can't keep the beat you can partly blame your genesAustralia; International; VICThe University of Melbourne|Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0100 AEST | 0300 NZST
The bushfire that tore across Kangaroo Island during the Black Summer damaged the population of the already-endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart and the risk of feral cats may be pushing them closer to extinction, according to Australian research. It Read more about The Kangaroo Island dunnart is under an extinction-level threat from feral catsAustralia; SAThe University of Adelaide
Publicly released: Fri 17 Jun 2022 at 0001 AEST | 0201 NZST
Fertility and sterility
IVF has allowed thousands of men with fertility issues to become fathers, and until now it was thought those same fertility concerns had been passed down to their sons. Now, thanks to the world's largest study of men conceived using the most common Read more about New fertility hope for the sons of IVFAustralia; NSW; VIC; WAHudson Institute of Medical Research|Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI)...
Publicly released: Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 1559 AEST | 1759 NZST
Medical imaging of a person’s unique brain signature – much like a fingerprint – has the potential to predict mental health problems in young adolescents, according to a world-first study by University of the Sunshine Coast researchers. Read more about Brain ‘fingerprinting’ provides insights into mental health of young adolescentsAustralia; QLDUniversity of the Sunshine Coast
Publicly released: Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 1500 AEST | 1700 NZST
One in five mothers have experienced intimate partner violence but two-thirds haven't disclosed it to a GP or mental health professional, according to a Victorian study. The researchers followed up with 1500 mums 10 years after birth to survey them Read more about One in five mums of young kids experience domestic violence and most don't speak upAustralia; VICMurdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI)|The University of Melbourne
Publicly released: Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 1454 AEST | 1654 NZST
Annals of Surgery Open
Breast cancer patients considering bio-medical reconstruction involving new technologies look to engage with former patients on their lived experience to help them make a decision says new research from QUT. Women making critical decisions on breast Read more about Women want to hear from other patients before deciding on breast reconstructionAustralia; NSW; QLD; ACTQueensland University of Technology (QUT)|Flinders University...
Publicly released: Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 1451 AEST | 1651 NZST
The Government’s commitment today to an increased emissions reduction target for 2030 is strongly welcomed by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). ATSE has, however, advised caution regarding how the new commitment of a 43% Read more about New Australian commitment to cutting emissions a welcome stepAustralia; ACTAustralian Academy of Technology and Engineering
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